Happy New Year, everyone. I thought I’d start it off with a post by Lisa Doucet, a behind-the-scenes powerhouse in Canadian Children’s Lit. She is the co-manager of Woozles, the kids bookstore in Halifax, a respected tastemaker, and a tireless champion of books for young people. My dream is to visit her at Woozles one […]
I get overwhelmed with fan feelings for Zarqa Nawaz. Not only is she the creator of one of Canada’s most successful TV’s comedy series, Little Mosque on the Prairie, she’s the author of one of my favourite memoirs, Laughing All the Way to the Mosque. If you haven’t read it, you need to remedy that […]
Thanks to Deirdre Baker in the Toronto Star and Shannon Ozirny in The Globe and Mail for the kind words about The Fashion Committee! “Charlie is perhaps Juby’s finest character to date, not just seriously inventive, buoyant and insightful in fashion sense and philosophy, but also a poignant testament to the resilience of a girl […]
Thanks to Elissa Gershowitz, Executive Editor at The Horn Book, for the questions about The Fashion Committee.
―Street Style― This is Mel Martin’s first car. It’s a 1986 Aries K Car (153,000 km). She’s named her Curlers. The first order of business after purchase was to put on a wood-look steering wheel cover. The second was to allow some friends who might not have been completely sober at the time to add […]